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Enclosed I send your Excellency the Proceedings of a Brigade Court martial, held by Order of Coll V. Scoick, by which the Prisoner is condemned to die—and wait your Confirmation of the Sentence to have it put in Execution. It may not be improper also to inform your Excellency, that as Col. V. Scoick’s Regiment is now under marching Orders to the Northward, he wou’d wish to proceed as soon as...
This Letter is intended to countermand the orders which have been given you for marching —if therefore upon receipt of it, your troops should still be at the Continental Village—you will remain there with them and revert to the instructions which you received relative to that post —if it should find you on the march you will halt your troops at the first convenient position—and wait farther...
I am informed by Gen. Scott that some boatsmen belonging to your brigade who were imployed by Lt Brewster, in navigating from the main to Long Island—have been remanded to their regiments—in consequence of which a service of a particular nature is very much impeded if not entirely stopped. The names of the men Gen. Scott tells me are David Dickinson—Fochanah Hawkins Ben. Dickinson, Jonathan...
Permission is granted to send a Flag Boat from New York to King’s Ferry with Cloathing and other necessaries for the troops of the Convention who may be shortly expected at Fishkill on their way to Virginia. Upon the arrival of the British Boat at King’s Ferry, you are to procure a proper Vessel and take the goods out of her and send them under the care of an Officer who is to deliver them to...
I request that you will, as soon as possible after receipt of this, proceed with the remainder of your Brigade to Albany. You will carry all your baggage and Artillery. If Colo. Hay the Qr Mr can furnish Vessels for transporting the Troops, without breaking in upon those that will be necessary for crossing such part of our Army as will soon go to Jersey—and the Convention Troops now on their...
Upon receipt of this letter you will be pleased to proceed immediately to Albany, or the place to which General Hand may have gone; previously, however, directing the two Regiments of your brigade to follow you, in case they have not already set out, and to wait your orders at Albany. General Hand receives my directions to take the command at the minisink, in which I have, (for the present)...
Letter not found: from James Clinton, 20 Nov. 1778. On 31 Dec., GW informed Clinton that his letter of 20 Nov. “never came to hand.”
In a letter from General Hand of the 20th instant, he transmitted a memorial from Major Whitcomb (who commands a Corps of Rangers) to Congress, in which he complains of want of regular pay for his own Corps and three companies of provincials under his command, who were raised to serve till December. The principal bar to obtaining his pay seems to have been the want of being properly mustered....
Upon the receipt of Your Excellency’s Letter of the 16th I marched the two Regiments with the Artillery of my Brigade to Fishkill, where I received your second Letter of the 20th requesting me immediately to proceed to Albany —After giving the necessary Orders for the embarcation of the Troops, I set forward, & arrived at this Place the 25th Instant. On my Arrival I found that Genl Hand had...
Letter not found: from James Clinton, 5 Dec. 1778. On 31 Dec., GW wrote Clinton : “I have been favoured with Your Letter of the 5th Inst.”